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Capillary Films by Chromaline

December 9, 2019

When comparing capillary film to liquid emulsion, capillary film offers many benefits. Capillary film requires less space, is cleaner than coating with liquid emulsion, creates uniform thickness, saves time, and is extremely easy to use. Many people choose not to use capillary film because the upfront cost is more expensive than liquid emulsion, but using […]

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Winter Is Coming: Stock Up On Freezable Screen Printing Products

September 16, 2019

Chromaline Screen Print Products is based in Duluth, Minnesota where summers are absolutely beautiful but we pay for it with our cold, long winters. Because Chromaline’s water-based products can be damaged from freezing temperatures, we highly encourage you to stock up before winter arrives. Products categorized as non-freeze/thaw stable cannot ship during freezing temperatures. Chromaline’s […]

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Dial In Exposure Time With Our Dual Exposure Calculator

August 20, 2019

At least 90% of stencil failures can be traced back to exposure times. If you are having trouble dialing in your exposure times, an exposure calculator can help. Chromaline’s Dual Exposure Calculator doubles as a basic Step Test and a One Step Calculator. It was designed to help determine correct exposure time, print quality check […]

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The Ultimate Screen Printing Tool Kit

August 5, 2019

Every profession has its own set of tools. Surgeons work with scalpels, carpenters use hammers and screen printers use… well, screen printers use a whole slew of tools to ensure they are getting consistent results every time. Or at least they should be! Here is an inside look into the personal tool kit that our […]

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It’s Time To Get PHAT… Super PHAT

July 23, 2019

By Mick Orr, Applications Training Specialist for Chromaline Download the article as a pdf >> Sometimes it’s just plain difficult to do certain jobs. Like putting in a new sidewalk, or printing manhole covers. Know what I mean? Or how about making bullet proof vests? Well, folks all those problems can now be solved by […]

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Fight Humidity with ChromaLime

July 1, 2019

As summer starts to heat up and the humidity increases, your screen printing process can be affected. Chromaline’s premium screen print emulsion, ChromaLime, is designed to be tack-free in order to help eliminate sticking to inkjet films and exposure glass. Don’t remain STUCK with old emulsion technology, step up to ChromaLime and beat the humidity […]

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Screen Printing Tip: Coating Consumption & Emulsion Usage

June 4, 2019

By Mick Orr, Applications Training Specialist for Chromaline >> Download the article as a pdf Every now and then we get a call from a screen maker who asks how far a gallon of emulsion will go. Good question. The easy answer is, “Until it’s gone.” But, of course, this isn’t the response you would […]

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Screen Printing Tip: Degrease Your Screen

May 23, 2019

To ensure the highest stencil quality, you need to start with a screen that is free of grease, oil and dirt. In this post Mick Orr, Technical Guru and Applications Specialist for Chromaline, covers degreasing a screen for screen printing. Degreasing a Screen for Screen Printing ALL screens must be degreased prior to applying emulsion […]

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Screen Printing Tip: How To Dry A Screen

April 20, 2019

By Mick Orr, Applications Training Specialist for Chromaline >> Download the article as a pdf Just like baking a cake, drying a screen requires that you follow a specific recipe. Screen drying involves more than just making sure emulsion is dry to the touch. It requires attention to the coating process, understanding of common drying […]

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ChromaTech WR: Premium Water-Resistant Emulsion

March 4, 2019

ChromaTech WR is Chromaline’s latest water-resistant pure photopolymer emulsion. It features dual cure technology built into a ready-to-use universal formula, which can be used with both plastisol AND water-based inks. ChromaTech WR is designed for textile screen printing offering superior durability to water based and discharge inks as well as the press cleaning solvents used when […]